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More hurricane forecasts call for above-average 2021 Atlantic season

Two more 2021 Atlantic hurricane season forecasts from teams that we track here at Artemis have now been published and both echo other forecast teams we've already covered, in calling for this year to see hurricane activity above both the long and near-term averages. Hurricane season is now fast-approaching for the read the full article →

2021 hurricane season forecast 25-30% above long-term avg: TSR

The latest forecast update for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season from Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) raises the teams prediction for number of named storms and hurricanes slightly, suggesting activity levels that could be up to 30% above the long-term average. The hurricane season forecast from Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) is the read the full article →

‘Average’ season now has 2 more named storms, 1 more hurricane: NOAA

NOAA has updated the concept of an 'average' Atlantic hurricane season, shifting the 30-year period forwards by a decade, which now means the benchmark average year contains two more named tropical storms and one more hurricane than before. It means the definition of an 'average' hurricane season is now based on read the full article →

2021 Atlantic hurricane season forecast for 8 hurricanes, 4 major: CSU

Tropical storm and hurricane research meteorologists at Colorado State University have issued a forecast calling for 8 hurricanes, 4 of them major, during the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, while also forecasting an above-average chance of major hurricane landfalls occurring. The team at Colorado State University (CSU) cite an expectation that La read the full article →

Very active, possibly impactful 2021 hurricane season forecast: WeatherBELL

Another forecaster we track has issued an early forecast for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, with WeatherBELL Analytics saying it anticipates another "very active season", but with impacts potentially being seen further to the east and a warning about storms developing and intensifying closer into the US mainland. As we explained read the full article →

Busy Atlantic hurricane season forecast for 2021: Accuweather

The Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be another busy one in 2021, with more than 16 named tropical storms expected, at least 7 of which are forecast to become hurricanes and at least 3 major hurricanes, according to forecaster Accuweather. After a record-breaking 2020 hurricane season which saw the Greek read the full article →

NOAA considering earlier start to Atlantic hurricane season

The official start of the Atlantic hurricane season could be moved earlier by up to two weeks, if officials from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) decide that the recent historical climatology warrants an extension to the season. Currently, the Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on June 1st and runs until read the full article →

Hurricane activity could be elevated in 2021, say Swiss Re, CSU & TSR

The climate conditions seen in the North Atlantic ocean at the moment are conducive to the formation of tropical storms and hurricanes, so suggest a chance of elevated hurricane activity in 2021 and beyond, according to global reinsurance firm Swiss Re, something the main forecasters are also pointing towards. The 2020 read the full article →